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What is .BKF File Extension?

There are mainly two types of BKF files available one is used for Windows backup file and another is used for Moto Racer game archive file. So get the details of BKF file you needed.

  1. .bkf (Windows Backup File)
  2. .bkf (Moto Racer game archive)

1: Windows Backup BKF File Specifications!

Primary Association:Windows Xp
Format Type:Binary
File Category:Backup Files
MIME Type:application/octet-stream
Hex Signature:54 41 50 45 00 00
Supported Platforms:Microsoft Windows Operating Systems
Located in:C: Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\Microsoft\Windows NT\NTBackup\catalogs51

A Detailed Information about BKF File Extension!

The .BKF extension is a backup file mainly related to the Windows Backup utility which was part of Microsoft Windows NT to version Windows XP. BKF files are generally used to protect, backup and restore files/data stored on computer in ZIP drive or Tape drive. BKF file is also known as NTBackup File.

A BKF format of file can store all types of data (files, folders, media and data files) are stored on Windows NT version of systems. You can later restore these files to Windows Server 2008, Windows Xp and Windows Vista systems by using the Microsoft Windows NT Backup - Restore Utility. The last section of the post will make sure how to open BKF files.

Note: Microsoft Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8 and Windows 8.1 uses VHD (Virtual Hard Disk) file format to store backup data.

Structure of Windows Backup .BKF File Extension!

The BKF file stored all types of data as a backup in binary form. You can open .bkf extension files with Hex editor which shows the whole details of the backup containing of:

  • Type of backup
  • Utility used for backup
  • Starting date and time of backup
  • Ending date and time of backup

How to Open or Restore A BKF File?

If you want to restore .bkf file in Windows vista, Windows 7 and Windows 8 then use NTBackup utility. For only viewing data of BKF file, use a free BKF viewer.

Program to open .bkf in Windows OS:

  1. Microsoft Windows Backup Utility
  2. Microsoft Windows NT Backup - Restore Utility

2: .bkf (Moto Racer game archive) File Details

Developer:Electronic Arts, Inc.
File Category:Archive and compressed file
Primary Association:Moto Racer

What is bkf file? How to open bkf files?

Apart from Windows backup file, .bkf extension is also used by PC game Moto Racer, and perhaps other computer games. These gaming software used BKF format as an archive format which can be open with Dragon UnPACKer. These BKF formats is not more popular as a comparison to the Windows backup files.

What Software Can Open .BKF File?
  1. Dragon UnPACKer